THE 35th AGM of Home-Start Herefordshire was held on September 15 at the Meeting House in Hereford.

The meeting was also a celebration of offering the service to the county for 35 years.

There was a fantastic turn out of volunteers, staff, friends and supporters of the dedicated local charity.

Dignitaries who attended included Cllr Brian Wilcox, chairman of the council, and the Reverend Lady Lisvane, The High Sheriff of Herefordshire who spoke about isolation and loneliness.

Special guest speaker was Rob Parkinson, the chief executive of Home-Start UK.